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New York, NY

Cataloguer

Gagosian seeks a full-time Cataloguer to join its Upper East Side team.

Responsibilities
– Catalogue secondary market artworks; primarily contemporary, but also impressionist and modern.
– Thoroughly research artworks provenance, exhibition and publication history.
– Research artworks using online databases, gallery library, offsite libraries and consignor’s liaisons within the gallery.
– Obtain certificates of authenticity or necessary certificates from outside experts and committees.
– Proofread cataloguing.
– Research general sales staff requests regarding works of art for sale.

The position schedule is Tuesday–Saturday.

Requirements
– BA in Art History or comparable experience.
– A very strong interest in art and research, and knowledge of Contemporary art history, artists, and art market.
– At least 2–3 years working experience in the art world, 5-6 years preferred, and preferably auction house cataloguing experience.
– Familiarity with art resources and databases.
– Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
– Possess excellent time management and organizational skills.
– Ability to organize, prioritize and communicate with a range of staff at all levels.
– Must be able to work independently and exercise judgement as needed.
– Able to complete work quickly, efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
– Meticulous attention to detail is a must.
– Excellent proofreading, communication and written skills.

Benefits and perks
– Comprehensive benefits suite through Cigna, including a fully subsidized employee only level HSA plan.
– MetLife pet insurance.
– A 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
– Employee discount on Gagosian products and publications.
– Pre-tax flexible spending, dependent care, and commuter benefits.

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

Compensation
Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including two weeks’ paid vacation which increases with tenure.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please email a resume and cover letter to careers@gagosian.com with “Cataloguer” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Gagosian is committed to adhering to New York State Department of Health COVID safety guidelines.